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Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum (2016)

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An unlikely romance brews between a tough-acting thug with a tender heart, and a recently single, IT consultant neighbor, in this lighthearted and wacky twist of a romantic comedy.

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Nalan Kumarasamy
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Credited cast:
Vijay Sethupathi ... Kathiravan
Madonna Sebastian ... Yazhini
Samuthirakani ... Sub Inspector
G.M. Sundar G.M. Sundar ... Thilagar
Ramesh Thilak ... Car Driver
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manas Bhaskaran Manas Bhaskaran
Manikandan Manikandan ... Murali

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Kathir (Vijay Sethupathi) is a wannabe rowdy, whose only aim is to run a bar on his own. He is just back from five years of prison life and it was for his area councilor, who promised him to provide a posh life. Then, we have Yazhini (Madonna Sebastian) who loses her IT job during recession and due to financial crisis, she stays in the small flat opposite Kathir. The rest of the film is all about how these two people with drastically different dreams gel with ease and develop a liking for each other. Written by Ajith Kumar

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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The film was developed under the title "Eskimo Kadhal", but was later renamed as "Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum". See more »

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Remake of Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story (2013) See more »

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Bongu Kichan
Produced by Santhosh Narayanan
Written by Vivek
Performed by Santhosh Narayanan
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Sometimes the first impressions are so wrong!
24 November 2016 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

The director, Nalan Kumarasamy's second directional film. His First, 'Soodhu Kavvum' was a massive hit and now back with this retaining the same lead actor. I did not remember the original Korean film this one was based on, but while watching it, I remembered some of the parts. I think the directed did well, because it is not easy to keep up to the original standards. And as usual Vijay Sethupathi did not disappoint me.

The Madonna Sebatian's Tamil debut film and she was wonderful. This story was told from her perspective, well mostly, particularly in the first half. The story of an engineering graduate who comes to the regional capital, Chennai, seeking a job in an IT company. As she struggles to get one in this competitive world, meets her new neighbour, a thug who often bumps each other and needlessly have quarrels. But later everything softens between them, because the two are struggling in their life somewhat similarly. So one another, they comfort each other during tough times, till one day when things forever changes in their life.

For Kollywood and its fans, this is an extraordinary piece. But for the international viewers, I'm sure you would have seen such films, even though it is worth a watch. The young filmmaker changing the Kollywood landscape. Soon film like this will become mainstream films and the big actor films would turn into the parallel films. Simple story, yet many interesting stuff happens. Todays condition of IT professionals were highlighted quite factfully. It was more a friendship kind of film, but there are enough fun. So I definitely recommended it to everyone, especially if you know the language, don't miss it.

8/10


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Release Date:

11 March 2016 (USA) See more »

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